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Word of the Day – Jan. 19 – Tintinnabulation

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Noun: Tintinnabulation  (tin-tuh-nab-yuh-LAY-shun) Definition: 1. The ringing or sounding of bells. 2. A jingling or tinkling sound as if of bells. Sample sentence: The tintinnabulation that could be heard throughout the village was from the church on the common announcing morning services.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 16

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Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So, for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.

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Word of the Day – Jan. 16 – Ex Cathedra

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Adverb or adjective: Ex Cathedra  (eks-kuh-THEE-druh) Definition: By virtue of or in the exercise of one’s office or position. Sample sentence: When chronic tardiness became a problem among the staff, the manager decided  ex cathedra to dock the pay of any employee who arrived late to work.

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Word of the Day – Jan. 15 – Claque

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Noun: Claque  (KLAK) Definition: 1. A group hired to applaud at a performance. 2. A group of sycophants. Sample sentence: The senator seems to have a claque of influential supporters in the media who are willing to endorse his every move.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 15

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Please do not be cynical. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But, if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.

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Word of the Day – Jan. 14 – Zillionaire

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Noun: Zillionaire  (zil-yuh-NAIR) Definition: An immeasurably wealthy person. Sample sentence: Unless you are a zillionaire, it is practically impossible to find an affordable and spacious place to live in cities like New York.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 14

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Don’t worry about what others think….most people don’t use their brain very often.

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Word of the Day – Jan. 13 – Sycophant

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Noun: Sycophant  (SIGH-kah-fant) Definition: A person who praises powerful people in order to get their approval. Sample sentence: When her career was riding high, the self-deluded actress mistook the sycophant she considered to be her boyfriend as the  true love of her life.

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Sunny FM Thought of the Day – Jan. 13

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Love is the whole thing. We are only pieces.

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Word of the Day – Jan. 12 – Longueur

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Noun: Longueur  (lawn-GUR) Definition: A dull and tedious passage or section in a book or a musical composition. Sample sentence: The musical had one longueur in the second act, but the glorious singing and  energetic choreography that followed quickly roped us back in.

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